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parenthood is due in court today. robert dear reportedly made moss o hostile comments about the clinic after the rampage and standoff that left three people dead including a police officer. on trial. jury selection begins today for the first of six baltimore police officers charged in freddie gray's death. officer william porter faces trial months after gray died in police custody. setting off the city's worst riots since the 1960s.
and nba star kobe bryant is retiring after this season. he told l.a. laker fans last night, bryant has spent two decades with the team but has been plagued by injuries over the past three seasons. those are some of our top stories on this monday, november 30th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." we do say good morning to you on this monday. it is not any ordinary manic monday. it is cyber-monday. we're going to get to the other stories. first we want to talk about cyber-monday. as millions go online at this hour to look for holiday bargains. >> point and click, right? let's check in with trina trinh in new jersey with a preview of this very busy day. it looks like it's bustling out there, tina. >> reporter: hey, guys. it is indeed very, very busy. it's the middle of the morning, but you would not believe how many people are already at work
filling out orders this morning. and it's cyber-monday. so some of the best deals around are to be had today. and we are going to take you behind the scenes to see how it all works out. there are a lot of robots here. not just humans but a lot of robots putting your orders together. it's pretty cool stuff. i'll take you in a minute later today. >> all right. looking forward to it. cyber-monday has taken over black friday when it comes to sales numbers and especially after last black friday. sales were down about a billion dollars from last year. we'll check back in with tina there in new jersey. now to our top story this half hour. that dangerous storm that is finally clearing out as a new one gets going this morning. oklahoma is a state of emergency after ice sparked transformers and brought down power lines. 100,000 people still in the dark. here's abc's chuck sivertsen on the wicked end to a long holiday
weekend. >> reporter: for millions of weary thanksgiving travelers, the homestretch has become a slippery slope. >> i got to go to work tomorrow. >> reporter: but the freezing weather has put even slow speed travel on ice. >> we weren't even able to go the speed limit. we had to drive under it. >> it's getting worse today. >> so many trees down in el reno. >> reporter: trees falling under the weight of ice. all night, we could hear the limbs cracking and ice falling and we didn't know what to expect. >> reporter: what did that sound like when this massive tree came part? >> it kind of sounded like a shotgun going off, like a big crack. >> reporter: the winter storm forcing oklahoma's governor to declare a state of emergency. >> it's coming down. >> reporter: 100,000 homes left in the dark. utility crews braving the elements to restoretrist night it's been quite devastating. we've had one ice storm several years ago but it didn't do the damage this has. >> reporter: in arkansas the driver of this vehicle
hydroplaned into a creek. >> female stuck in vehicle with water pouring in. >> reporter: three good samaritans managed to reach her just in time. >> she's able to reach her arm out and i got her by hand. >> reporter: in texas, swiftwater teams rescued this truck driver trapped by heavy rains. the storm is bredding more snow in some spots, 5 to 10 inches in others more than a foot. chuck sivertsen, abc news, new york. and as the winter weather is moving on, commuters in omaha, minneapolis, and green bay need to keep a watchful eye because heavy snow is on the way. >> our coverage continues at accuweather with meteorologist cam tran. good morning to you, cam. >> good morning, an detee and kendis. a winter storm developing across the central plains today bringing an icy mix into iowa and parts of nebraska. the rest of the plain states will be seeing mainly snow today, and the bulk of the snowfall will be falling late tonight into tuesday as that system shifts further to the
north and east. minneapolis could see upwards of eight inches of snow. omaha upwards of four inches. as we head down to the south, it was a very wet weekend across parts of texas. north texas will dry out as most of the moisture shifts to the east. the heaviest of rainfall will be parked mainly over the tennessee valley today thanks to this frontal boundary and spotty showers along the texas gulf, as well. >> our thanks to cam. we move on to a terrifying accident for dozens of students heading back to school after thanksgiving. the charter bus they were riding in overturned on a virginia road last night injuring 35 people, one seriously. the students were being dropped off at three different schools including virginia tech, the university of virginia and radford university. but the bus driver lost control on a ramp and the bus ended up on its side. >> i just dropped them off at vcu. they're headed back to radford tonight to go back to school and i was on my way home. my daughter called and said the
bus flipped over. >> imagine those parents there. the bus driver was among the injured. he's been charged with reckless driving. and to another college campus now. the university of chicago's main campus is closed because of a security threat. administrators say that the fbi warned them after an online threat. that threat specifically mentioned the campus quad at 10:00 a.m. the police presence on campus has been stepped up and students living in dorms were told to stay inside. >> investigators this morning still searching for a clear motive behind the deadly shooting rampage at a panned parenthood clinic in colorado springs. robert dear is accused of killing three people and injuring nine others on friday. he allegedly made moss o hostile comments about planned parenthood after he surrenderened oed and neighbors say he kept to himself. >> it's very easy to just do your own thing and not be noticed because everybody minds their own business pretty much out here. >> the garrett swaseyy was
killed responding to the attack. also killed jennifer markov can i ski and ke'arre stewart. >> let's go overseas. president obama is in paris for a major global conference on climate change. he arrived after midnight and went right from the airport to the bataclan concert hall, site of the worst blood sheds in the attacks two weeks ago along with hollande and the mayor of paris, he placed a single flower at the memorial and observed a moment of silence. rallies around the world marked the start of the climate conference. in paris, people held hands in a two-mile long human chain. although public demonstrations have been banned since the attacks an, some protesters clashed with police and sparking a show of force in return. at least 175 people were arrested, another 25 or so placed under house arrest. >> keeping our focus overseas right now. pope francis is wrapping up a three-country visit to africa
with a stop in central african republic. he urged christians and muslims to stop fighting and to seek peace instead. abc's david wright is traveling with the pope. >> declaring himself a pilgrim of peace and an aposal of hope, pope francis became the first pope in recent memory to visit a war zone. pope francis is here as pastor of the world's largest church but he's also trying to broker a piece between christians and muslims. the two sides locked in bloody conflict for the past few years, a civil war that pits neighbor against neighbor, killing thousands and forcing a million people to flee their homes. >> getting those messages out through the churches and the mocks throughout the central african republic will really i think have a powerful impact. >> reporter: under heavy guard, the pope ventured into a camp for the displaced. u.n. peacekeepers with helmets, flak jackets and anak-47
watching the backs of the crowd gathering for the pope. a grenade here is cheaper than a bottle of coca-cola. but the pope road through streets in the open popemobile unconcerned. on monday, pope francis visits a mosque. and also what's said to be the most dangerous part of town. call ong christians and muslims alike here to put down their weapons and seek peace. david wright, abc news. >> a security breach at buckingham palace after two protests are climbed onto the roof. the queen was not believed to be staying there at the time. the dow men were demanding greater fairness for fathers in divorce and child custody cases. >> good news from the royals though. some new photos of the queen's youngest grandchild. princess charlotte. here she is, will and kate's daughter. now 6 months old. they grow up so quickly. and in these photos, she's seen laughing with her stuffed
animals. >> and now we see she has big blue eyes and fair skin. and hair a bit darker than her brother george. the photos taken by her mother, duchess kate herself. she did a fantastic job on those pictures. >> she's a great photographer, as well "she's not only beautiful but could be a good photographer. hire her for a wedding banquet. >> and a great subject there, too. getting that perfect moment where her baby. >> you would know how tough it is. >> i have a toddler at home. just getting her on camera is a challenge. >> i can imagine. coming up, as promised, our deep dive into cyber-monday operations at amazon. >> and also ahead, secrets revealed from king tut's tomb. did hoistorians in egypt uncover something hidden for centuries? >> ben carson's surprise trip to the middle east. did he make political gains, that after 30 degrees in great falls, montana. have you been there. >> never. >> how about its sister city
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>> this, of course, comes as the presidential hopeful is criticized for his lack of foreign policy experience. abc's tom llamas the details. >> we're just getting a good impression of what's going on here. >> reporter: ben carson's campaign releasing these images from his surprise trip to jordan. >> this clinic seems to be very nice. >> reporter: carson visiting refugee camps where syrians have fled civil war says the u.s. must do more but bringing 25,000 refugees to the united states does nothing to solve this crisis. jordan already houses 1.4 million refugees. jordan needs and deserves our help. the overseas trip coming as carson has taken new heat for his foreign policy comments like wrongly asserting that china was involved in the syrian civil war. >> you know, the chinese are there as well as the russians. >> reporter: and comparing the screening of refugees to protecting children from rabid dogs. >> if there's a rabid dog running around in your neighborhood, you probably are
not going to assume something good about that dog. >> reporter: and national security issues critical to 2016 candidates our latest poll of republicans shows terrorism now topping the economy as the most important issue for voters. for carson, only 6% of republicans in the crucial state of iowa believe he's best to handle foreign policy. ted cruz takes the lead at 24%. he's come out against sending u.s. ground troops to syria. >> the kurds are our boots on the grounds. >> reporter: donald trump meanwhile wants more air power in the fight against isis. >> i would bomb the [ expletive ] out of them. >> reporter: trump says he's open to the idea of sending ground troops while others more def fintive in their support. tomium has, abc news, new york. all right. our thanks to tom. this trip is very controversial because nobody would expect him to go out in the middle of the campaign and he had an interview with abc's this weekend saying
that the refugees that he met really don't want to come to america. >> and a reuters poll puts him in second place now. >> okay. we'll see what sort of fleshes out in the next couple weeks. i'm sure not a lot of people were paying attention over the last holiday weekend. coming up, an ancient secret that would make indiana jones jealous. the discovery of a possible secret chamber in king tut's tomb and what that means for ancient history. you're watching "world news now."
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for those of you who didn't participate in the that the contact sport known as black friday shopping, well, today's your day. >> yeah, that's right. of course, it's cyber-monday where retailers roll out all the best online deals. let's head out to the leading online retailer amazon.com and trina trinh live at one of their fulfillment centers. hopefully a lot of orders are being fulfilled at this hour. tina? >> yeah, kendis -- i'm here still with scott. and we're at an official amazon picking station. scott, how does it work? >> it's really complex but very simple. once a customer orders a product, it comes off our shelves. one of our robots weighs 320 pounds and carries 750 pounds, brings it up here to the station. one of our associates can pick
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this morning on "world news now," demanding answers after the planned parenthood shooting. >> the suspect in the colorado springs fatal siege appears in court today as the world waits to hear about a possible motive. the latest from investigators overnight. tension in paris. protests in the french capital as the president meets wets world leaders today to address climate change and terrorism. teflon trump. that's what critics call the republican presidential hopeful after making even more controversial remarks. the search for the truth. and retail game-changer. forget about the stores. today's the day to find bargain holiday gifts online instead of standing in line at the cash registers. the profit picture on this monday, november 30th. from abc news, this is
"world news now." good morning. i'm aditi roy. >> i'm kendis gibson. good monday morning to you, everybody. good morning to you. nice of you to be here. >> so happy to be here. >> i mean, you were saying you've been watching the show. >> since 1994 when i was in college. i remember i would be staying up studying and watching this and when i was a local news anchor we would be watching it in the mornings as we were getting makeup to go on air. >> so is it kind of trippy being here on the set at this hour? >> very weird being on this side of the camera. but i'm see excited to be here. >> aditi our national correspondent. so great to have you here at the mothership with us. >> it's great to be next to you, too. >> it's the cologne. >> you smell great. >> thank you. we are going to get started on a serious note of course, with the search for answers out there in colorado following the deadly shooting rampage at a planned parenthood clinic in colorado springs. >> accused gunman robert dear is expected to face a judge today. it's happening as gop
presidential candidates fend off allegations inflamtory rhetoric against planned parenthood may be partly to blame. the latest from the clayton sandell. >> reporter: investigators say it could take a week to process the crime scene. the siege was pure chaos. >> we're getting active gunfire. >> reporter: a gunman friday taking aim at police and everyone else at a colorado springs planned parenthood building. >> he fired a round. and it blew out the back window of my car be? robert dear of hart sell, colorado. neighbors say he mostly kept to himself moving into this remote trailer home about a year ago, searched saturday by police. >> it's very easy to just do your own thing and not be noticed because everybody minds their own business pretty much out here. >> reporter: as for a possible motive, law enforcement sources say after dear surndsed friday, he allegedly made rambling hostile comments about planned parenthood. the u.s. attorney general calls the shooting a crime against
women receiving health karat planned parenthood. officials say dear appears to be a classic lone wolf. >> he's not talking to a lot of people. he's not saying oh, i'm going to do this or i'm going to do that. very hard to you know, identify that type of person as a threat. >> reporter: but even understanding the shooter's alleged motive will not bring back three victims. ke'arre stewart reportedly an entrepreneur, jennifer markovsky, a mother of two and 44-year-old police officer and family man garrett swazy. >> he would have gone into that clinic you know, to serve those people because their lives matter. >> reporter: at his church, a prayer for his alleged killer. >> god, we for give him. we can't not. you have forgiven him. garrett's forgiven him. >> swazy was a champion junior ice skater who once trained with his friend nancy kerrigan. >> strong and powerful and did
it with a nice ace. it's who are rick and sad. >> reporter: nine others were wounded in the building just behind me and all expected to be okay. the suspect will be in court today. clayton sandell, abc news. the search for answers continues there. the university of chicago southside campus is closed today because of an online threat of gun violence. the fbi told campus officials the threat specifically mentioned the campus quad at 10:00 a.m. chicago theological seminary and the university of chicago charter school also canceled classes given their close proximity. more than 30 people were injured last night when a charter bus packed with college students crashed in virginia. police say the bus driver lost control on a ramp and flipped over. the students were returning from thanksgiving break to virginia tech. the university of virginia as well as radford university. one person was seriously hurt. the others suffered minor injuries. the driver was charged with
reckless driving. boston marathon bomber dzhokhar tsarnaev is asking for a new trial this week. a hearing is scheduled tomorrow in federal court to hear his request for a new trial in a different location. the defense has said a local jury could not be objective. tsarnaev was convicted and sentenced to death earlier this year for his role in the 2013 attack. right now, president obama is in paris for a major conference on limit change. he arrived shortly after midnight but paid a visit to the bataclan concert hall, the site of the terror attacks two weeks ago. protests have been banned ever since. some demonstrators clashed with police. more than 100 people were detained. jonathan karl is traveling with the president in paris this morning. >> reporter: it will be topic number one on monday night when president obama sits down for a
one-on-one dinner with president hollande talking about ways to get a more energetic, more aggressive approach to dealing with the isis threat jonathan karl, abc news, paris. the nsa is no longer collecting information from phone calls made by americans. the highly controversial program ended as of midnight and put in place -- it was put in place after the 9/11 attacks. the government required the big phone companies to hand over information on virtually all calls made by their customers. former nsa contractor edward snowden leaked classified details about the program sparking outrage. >> we're getting another release of hillary clinton's e-mails expected this afternoon. 7800 pages of e-mails from the 2012 and early 2013 time frame are being made public. the benghazi attacks took place, you may recall, in september of 2012. all 55,000 pages of e-mail transcripts are expected to be released by the end of january. and clinton is calling for
tougher gun control after the colorado springs shooting. and also accused republicans of treating women's health like political footballs saying we should be supporting planned parenthood not attacking it. she picked up a big endorsement from boston mayor marty walsh. >> just as important, she has heart. she's got grit and she's got the job to be the next president of the united states of america. >> clinton also unveiled a $275 billion plan to modernize the country's infrastructure. >> let's turn now to donald trump who is still coming under fire for appearing to mock a reporter with a disability and for claiming to have seen thousands of muslims cheering on 9/11. but he still is holding on to his lead in the polls. it's your voice, your vote. devin dwyer covering the republicans. >> he's the republican front-runner dubbed teflon done.
donald trump defiant despite swirling controversy over his regard for facts. >> why would i take it back? i'm not going to take it back. >> reporter: refusing to take back unsubstantiated claims he saw on tv thousands of muslims in knowledge celebrate celebrating on nevin. a newspaper reporter challenged trump last week and faced backlash. >> you have to see this guy, i don't know what i said. i don't remember. >> reporter: the outburst was widely condemned as mockery for kovalesky's rare genetic disorder. >> a reporter who says i know him. i don't know him. i don't mock people who have problems. >> reporter: his former colleague susie parker says she witnessed kobe less ski and trump together in 189. >> they knew each other. it was so clear. you don't forget him. surgery surgery -- he is charming, funny, won two pulitzer prizes.
>> reporter: meanwhile, ben carson is wrapping up his trip to refugee camps in jordan. >> we are getting a good impression on what is going on here. >> reporter: he is meeting with syrian refugee families who he says don't want to come to the u.s. >> they want to go back home. for us to bring 10,000 or 25,000 people over here, that doesn't solve the problem. >> reporter: carson says he took his first overseas trip as a candidate so he can better know what he's talking about, this as voters now say foreign policy is one of the top issues in this campaign. devin dwyer, abc news, the white house. let's move on to weather now and the governor of oklahoma has declared a state of emergency after a dangerous ice storm. the ice built up on power lines, sparking transformers and triggering fires. nearly 100,000 homes had no electricity as of last night. it could take several days for the utility you the companies to restore service. boy. plenty of trees came down along with those power lines. sunday was spent cleaning up or staying warm. and now, heavy snow threatens the upper midwest. here's meteorologist cam tran
and accuweather. good morning. i guess there's no relief in sight. >> good morning, aditi and kendis. it winter storm system will make it a very slippery commute across the plain states. icy mix in iowa and nebraska. the rest of the area will see mainly snow. the bulk falling late tonight into tuesday as the system shifts off to the north and east. minneapolis could see upwards of eight inches of snow into tuesday night and omaha upwards of four inches. it was pretty damp across north texas over the weekend. they'll start to dry out today as the frontal system shifts off to the east. the bulk of the rainfall will be moving across the tennessee valley today. we'll see some of the heaviest rainfall and looking at spotty showers along the gulf coast, as well. aditi and kendis, back to you. >> thanks to cam there. reaction has been pouring in overnight to word that kobe bryant is retiring from basketball after this season. bryant will leave the game as its number three career scorer with at least 17 all-star
appearances. and at least two olympic gold medals but the 37-year-old has struggled with injuries for the past three seasons. lakers fans arriving at last night's game got a letter from bryant in a black envelope embossed with gold. this is part of what bryant wrote under the heading dear basketball. the season is all i have left to give. my heart can take the pounding, my mind can handle the grind but my body knows it's time to say good-bye. and that's okay. let it go. >> very nicely done. >> i'm sure kobe bryant sounded just like that. that was the mix of a southern gentleman and my grandpa. i don't know what that was. sorry. >> who knew he could wax poetic like that. >> yes, i'm sure vanessa knows when he's asked for forgiveness. >> coming up next in sports, last night's epic finish to the patriot, broncos game. >> it was a wintry one in denver. look at that, with new england leading 21-7 in the fourth quarter but the broncos fought
their way back with interim qb brock os wyler finding andrew caldwell to take the lead. brady marches the pats down the field sending it into o.t. with that field goal. but in weather like this it's all about the ground game. and there you see it. running back c.j. anderson delivering a home team victory with that home run. 48 yard touchdown run there. final score denver 30, new england. rob gronkowski going down with a torn acl ending his season. >> broncos quarterback peyton manning was sidelined in the wind and may be out for the season with an injury. but younger brother eli's only injury, a bruised ego. not just because of the new york giants tough loss to the washington redskins but because of some closed captioning calling the youngest manning
penguin boy. >> nice job there on the closed captioning. i think they were completely off. coming up in the mix, the soccer player who used his rear end to score a goal. he's not the butt of a joke today. >> also ahead, the holiday shopping game-changer. cyber-monday putting black friday to shame. the billions being spent today as retail banks online shoppers. >> it's as heartwarming as it was 50 years ago when the charlie brown christmas first aired. the peanuts gang mark a holiday milestone. >> best christmas music ever. join the fun on facebook as wnnfans.com and twitter at abcwnn. you're watching abc "world news now." product that lasts for twelve hours? but did you know there'sa try delsym® twelve hour cough liquid. its advanced formula works by immediately releasing
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were down this year and fleas an apparent shift in how all those holiday gifts are being purchased. >> rather than going to stores, shoppers are pointing and clicking their way through their shopping list. here's abc's nick watt with what we can with expect on this cyber-monday. >> holiday shopping is now a little less standing in line and a lot more shopping online. this black friday in-store sales fell more than a billion dollars. meanwhile online, we spent $2.7 billion. that's a big bump up 14% over
just last year. >> it's quicker. it's easier. we're used to the on demand lifestyle. most of us are doing online shopping on a regular basis. >> cyber-monday we're projected to shell out even more. retailers are sending promotional e-mails early and often. they're matching black friday instore deals online and expend tending those offers over so-called cyberweek. $199 for an ipad mini at walmart, at target. 300 bucks off this samsung tv. >> black friday is not as attractstive as it used to be. unless you want to get punched in the face, be yelled at or fight the traffic for hours there's no need nowadays to do that because you can find the best same deals online. >> increasingly we are shopping with our fingers not our feet. nick watt, abc news, santa monica, california. >> a lot of people will be doing that today. well, coming up in our next half hour, deep inside cyber-monday. we're behind the scenes at one
it is hard to believe that it was a half century ago that a charlie brown christmas first aired. >> to celebrate abc is hosting a 50th anniversary special tonight. brandi hitt has a preview. >> reporter: good grief, it's been 50 years. >> quiet, everybody. >> charles schulz's loveable peanuts characters were brought to life on television in a charlie brown christmas for the first time in 1965.
>> i just don't understand it. >> the story of a troubled boy, his dog snoopy and friends coming to the rescue. >> no, no, no. listen all of you. you've got to take direction. >> and 50 years later, schultz' son craig says the holiday special's themes and emotions still ring true. >> we all feel those things. we're all there when he loses. we lose a lot more in life than we ever win. >> and listen to these voices. >> i always end up playing a shepherd. >> reporter: schultz says these are neighborhood had kids pulled from classrooms. >> oh, no. we're doomed. >> are you thrilled, snoopy, >>y's excited. ready to celebrate monday's golden anniversary along with an hour long special on abc leading up to what's now become a holiday ca classic. >> merry christmas, charlie brown. >> brandi hitt, abc news,
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let's end this. it is time now for "the mix." >> your first mix. >> i'm so excited about this. we'll start talking about the cards against humanity company. they had known for doing unconventional gifts offering them for the holidays. so last year, they, they were selling a box of something we can't say on air. i'll let you use your imagination there. this year, they publicized selling nothing, believe it or not, for $5. >> nobody's going to go for that. >> you would think, right? but no, they made $70,000. more than that. >> who would do that? >> evidently a lot of people because they made all that money. fortunately it's going for their employees. >> they advertise on their web page they're selling you nothing for $5. >> you don't even get a box of
nothing. just nothing. >> at least last year, you got a box of crap out of it. this year, it's absolutely nothing. and people spent five bucks on it. >> hey, you can sell anything i guess today. or nothing. >> i guess it doesn't go to charity. as you know, there are many legendary butts out there. nickny minaj's butt and in the sports world, you had the butt fumble for jets jets fans with mark sanchez. soccer has its own legendary butt. ben williamson's butt. take a look at this play carefully. the goalie trying to get the ball to the other side and then hits it off ben's butt. and it scores a goal. >> oh. >> in slow mo. look at that. >> and what are the chances? >> not very often. i guess. bend it like ben. that's amazing. this is in cambridge, united player there. all right. pretty cool. >> we'll have pretty cool video of a dog being rescued from flad
waters in texas. take a look. so this is actually a photo of a dog and his owner. how sweet being rescues. they were discovered in chest deep waters with the dog on his shoulders with the help of a ladder truck, the firefighter was lowered to where the two were and hoisted them back to safety. check how the how the dog expresses gratitude in a very dog-like fashion. >> saw him licking the firefighter's face. the rescuer's face. >> really sweet. you can tell he's very thankful. that's great. speaking of thankful, i want to get turkeys who are probably thankful to be alive and listen to this back and forth. whenever they'd hear the car horn -- >> they really are. >> they'd gobble back. >> -- having a conversation. >> they're like oh, no, i thought we escaped thursday. no, not -- don't tell me you celebrate an black friday with me, too. >> we'll be back. >> important message
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this morning on "world news now," facing justice. the suspected gunman at the accused of opening fire at a colorado springs planned parenthood clinic. will investigators reveal a motive as the gunman appears in court today. >> breaking overnight a charter bus crashes while taking college students back to school after the holiday. the panicking parents. the injured students and what police are saying about the driver. >> and new this half hour, the multibillion dollar day for the retail business. >> it's cyber-monday. we're taking you inside an amazon nerve center where customers' orders are being processed and shipped even at this hour. >> and later in "the skinny," adele's record breaker. her hot selling album makes history while a very photogenic guy at her side steals the show. >> it's monday, november 30th.
>> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning on this back to work monday. i'm kendis gibson. it's a welcoming monday for aditi roy. >> so glad to be here today in for reena ninan. >> of course. it's great having you. of course, it's a very busy monday, as well. we're going to get started with the developments happening in colorado today. the shock, grief and political bickering after that deadly attack on a planned parenthood in colorado. >> the suspect robert dear is due in court today described by neighbors as an odd loner. the three victims have been identified as a 44-year-old university of colorado police officer and father of two, garrett swasey. >> 36-year-old mother of two, jennifer markovsky who was accompanying a friend to the clinic, and 29-year-old iraq war veteran ke'arre stewart. also a father of two. more now from abc's brandi hitt. >> reporter: police have not announced an official motive yet
for what happened inside this colorado springs planned parenthood but we are learning more about the accused gunman under arrest for the seen that killed three people and injured nine others. >> we're getting active fire. >> reporter: authorities say after robert dear surrendered he allegedly made hostile comments about planned parenthood. a law enforcement source tells abc news, during interviews dear sometimes rambles but other times seems rational. they're trying to understand his mental state. u.s. attorney general loretta lynch called the shooting a crime against women receiving health karat planned parenthood. the group says it was motivated by opposition to legal abortion. >> the tirades against planned parenthood in the last few months have really been over the top. >> reporter: planned parenthood has been a big topic on the campaign trail this year. now republican candidates for president hose have often used strong language against the group are condemning friday's attack. >> what he did is domestic terrorism. what he did is absolutely abominable.
>> any hate crime is a horrible thing. no matter from where it comes and should be condemned very strongly. >> it's unacceptable and it's horrific and wrong. >> reporter: as investigators search for answers, families and communitieses are in mourning. holding vigils and prayers for the victims including police officer garrett swasey. >> it was shocking. it's difficult. >> reporter: brandi hitt, abc news, colorado springs. colorado. >> more than 30 people were injured last night when a bus packed with college students crashed in virginia. police say the driver lost control before the bus flipped. the students were returning from thanksgiving break to virginia tech. the university of virginia and radford university. one person was seriously injured. the others suffered minor injuries. the driver was charged with reckless driving. >> another school, the university of chicago's main campus is closed today because of a security threat. school administrators say they got word from the fbi that
someone online threatened gun violence against that school. the person specifically mentioned the campus quad at 10:00 a.m. the police presence on campus has been stepped up and students living in dorms were told to stay inside. jury selection gets under way today for the first of six baltimore police officers charged in the death of freddie gray. william porter has pleaded not guilty to manslaughter and misconduct. each officer will be tried separately for gray's death which sparked violent riots across the city. gray's spinal cord was nearly severed in april while in police custody. >> now to the weather and oklahoma is a state of emergency this morning after a nasty holiday storm, freezing rain and ice coated power lines sparking transformer fires as you can see there and knocking power out across the state. abc's phillip mena is there with the latest on the storm that killed at least 14 people. >> reporter: a treacherous mix of ice, snow and rain this
and a dangerous drive for millions on the move. >> so many trees down. >> reporter: el reno, oklahoma, crippled by more than an inch of ice. roads turning into obstacle courses, ice covering trees like a blanket, falling limbs crushing cars. tyler french says it'll take him a week to clean up the damage at his house. what did that sound like when this massive tree came apart? >> well, it kinda sounded like a shotgun going off like a big crack. >> it's coming down! >> reporter: power lines collapsing. this street light exploding. at its peak, more than 100,000 without power. weather now blamed for at least 14 deaths in texas and kansas since thursday. in arkansas, the driver of this vehicle hydroplaning into a creek. >> a female stuck in a vehicle with water pouring in. >> three good samaritans able to reach her just in time. >> she was able to reach her arm out and i got her by hand. >> reporter: outside oklahoma city, we met the kearnys trying to get home to colorado. how do you feel about that
drive? >> it has to happen. i'm not looking forward to it. but it has to happen. >> reporter: here in oklahoma, thousands are still without power. the governor declaring a state of emergency to help get this area back up and running. phillip mena, abc news, edmund, oklahoma. >> but it's not over yet. that winter storm is now heading to a really big area from nebraska to wisconsin in the hours ahead. >> commuters could face a dangerous mix. our coverage continues with cam tran at accuweather. good morning, cam. >> good morning. we have this winter storm developing in the central plains. that will bring an icy mix into iowa and nebraska. the rest of the plain states will be seeing mainly snow. the heaviest of the snowfall will be falling late tonight into tuesday as the system continues to move on off to the north and east. minneapolis could see upwards of eight inches of snow by tuesday and omaha you'll see upwards of 4 inches. aditi and kendis, back to you. >> thanks.
pope francis is wrapping up his visit to africa with a stop in one of the continent's most dangerous places, central african republic. the pope urging the country's christian and muslim factions to lay down weapons and arm themselves with peace and forgiveness. security is expected to be tight when the pope visits the mosque later today. president obama arrived in paris after midnight this morning for a major global conference on climate change. despite the hour, he paid a somber visit to the concert hall where 90 people lost their lives in the terror attacks two weeks ago. french president francois hollande and the mayor of paris joined him there, each laying a single white flower and observing a moment of silence. rallies around the world marked the start of the climate conference. in paris, people held hands in a two-mile long human chain. although public demonstrations have been banned since the terror attacks, some protesters turned to violence clashing with police and sparking a show of force in return.
at least 175 people were arrested and another 25 or so placed under house arrest. >> back in this country, the nsa is no longer collecting information from phone calls made by americans. the highly controversial program ended as of midnight. the government had required the big phone companies to hand over information on virtually all calls made by their customers to monitor terrorism. former cia contractor edward snowden leaked classified details of the program. >> so you've probably taken a selfie or two. >> sure. >> but this one is tough to beat. take a look. it shows two brothers from canada with a normally fierce and always elusive bald eagle. while hiking they found the bird tangled in a hunter's trap and untangled it. >> they snapped the selfie. two smiling brothers and one unsmiling eagle. they say the bird stayed surprisingly calm through it all. as if to return their kindness, he flapped his wings and flew away looking oh, so regal there. >> it's nice. and there it goes.
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a burglary gone wrong. in fresno, california. police say a 19-year-old man tried to rob a house by entering through the chimney but he got stuck. sometime later the homeowner started a fire in the fireplace and then he heard screaming. when he realized a person was in the chimney, he put out the fire and called police. >> they tied a rope to the very top of the chimney to stabilize it, and then they used drills and chisels and to take apart the chimney to get the person out. >> but it was too late. the 19-year-old burglar died of burns as well as smoke inhalation. >> now a reminder about the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning. as temperatures drop, that risk actually increases. >> yeah, 170 people die in the u.s. each year of carbon monoxide poisoning. just this weekend a major scare at an apartment complex in
texas. abc's mara schiavocampo with more. >> reporter: a dozen neighbors in texas recovering from carbon monoxide exposure. evacuated from this apartment building saturday after one person was found unconscious. >> 12 patients that all got transported to the hospital. >> reporter: officials say the leak came from a boiler room attached to the building exposure to the colorless, odorless gas can be an extremely dangerous winter hazard, as one oregon couple also learned this past week. kendra platt and steven roberts were enjoying a quiet night at home, when platt says she started feeling sick. the next morning, she says she was still woozy. >> and i kind of braced myself when i fell and i landed like this. and then roberts passed out. >> i knew something serious had happened, but i wasn't sure what. >> if i would have passed out, then we would both be dead right now. >> reporter: but platt was able to call 911. >> two patients, unknown situation.
>> reporter: the couple treated in a hyperbaric chamber to restore oxygen levels. their leak believed to be from a broken hot water heater. symptoms of carbon monoxide exposure include headaches, dizziness and vomiting. >> the treatment for people who suspect or know they have carbon monoxide poisoning include immediately removing themselves from that environment, getting into fresh, open air. >> reporter: experts add, make sure your home has a working carbon monoxide detector. mara schiavocampo, abc news, new york. >> it's really scary stuff. about 170 people in the u.s. die every year from nonautomotive consumer products from carbon monoxide. >> it's why a lot of states right now are requiring that apartments and many homes, any residents have those co detectors in there. all right. why adele's biggest week ever is getting upstaged by a mystery man seen by her side. >> uh-huh.
official. the british singer sold 3.38 million copies of her new album. 25 right here in the u.s. it's a phenomenal feat in an age where artists rarely sell more than a million albums in a week. >> i wonder how many more were illegally downloaded. gaining steam from the hit single "hello," her first album in four years sold more in one week than any other album since nielsen started keeping track in 1991. >> phenomenal. >> amazing feat. congratulations on that. so with all this talk about the men in adele's life who have inspired her songs, one guy's getting all the attention. >> his name is peter vanderveen. he's the security professional who is setting hearts on fire. he used to be lady gaga's bodyguard but is now getting plenty of work with adele while she's at the top of the charts. hello, indeed. what do you think? hot or not? >> yeah, he's pretty hot. >> you're picky. did you hear that tremendous pause?
that pregnant pause? >> i had to look because i was reading. >> god. what's a guy got to do to get your attention around here? all right. he's a good-looking guy. so all right. time to balance out the love fest with a little hater ade. last night's soul train awards in las vegas hosted by erica badu. what is she wearing? >> i know. leading the winners of the evening was the weekend and the song "uptown funk" with two awards each. all the winners overshadowed by her call out of a famous female rapper. a title iggy azalea doesn't deserve, according to the host. >> iggy azalea, yeah, hey. no, no, no, you can come because what you're doing is definitely not rap. >> she looks like she's wearing where's waldo's glasses. doesn't she? the joke was part of a bit where badu was seeing who can come
aboard the soul train. >> despite the laughs some people on social media argued that azalea who has gone silent on social media this month is hip-hop's easiest target. >> she's kind of disappeared off the scene completely. the seventh offering in the rocky film series called "creed" came in third at the box office this past holiday weekend and is a critical success earning itself an impressive 92% on rotten tomatoes. >> this film's star michael b. jordan has left the door open to a sequel. telling the "associated press," "i think with success and time and circumstances it would be exciting to come back and work with sly again." sly, sylvester stallone who went on to make five more "rocky" movies after the first which won the academy award pore best picture in 1977. >> i thought you were referring to sly and the family stone. michael b. jordan, you've seen his ads. is he hot enough for you? >> yeah, yeah, he'll pass.
>> takes a lot. all right. finally, we have some congratulations to send out. big family news for many celebrities. >> starting with mary-kate olsen, the former "full house" star getting married over the weekend to french banker olivier sarkozy. he's the half-brother of former french president nicolas sarkozy. according to page 6, bowls of cigarettes were offered to guests at the new york wedding. light up during the reception. >> all right. also, big news for actress anne hathaway. she and her husband, adam shulman, are expecting their first child. hathaway said earlier this year she plans to have kids through natural birth and adoption. >> congratulations to them. rap legend, actor and reality tv star iced tea and wife koko welcomed their baby girl into the world. >> the couple shared pictures on social media revealing the baby's name. unlike her parents, it is not a beverage. it is chanel nicole. get it? so mom named coco had a baby
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♪ just another manic monday ♪ wish it were sunday ♪ that's my fun day >> well, today is actually not just another manic monday. it's the monday of all mondays, cyber-monday. and although there aren't any packed malls and in-store fights, there are some places with a lot of action right now. >> yes, including amazon's fulfillment center. across the country, they are busy and buzzing right now. so let's head out to one where we find abc news tech contributor trina trinh. tina, what's going on? >> reporter: hey, guys. how are you? it's early, but it's not too early to start shopping. i'm at one of amazon.com's fulfillment centers here in robbinsville, new jersey. and it is busy right now.
take a look down here. i have tons of stock and conveyor belts, employees working. i have conveyor belts below me. i have conveyor belts above me. it is one busy cyber-monday. and we're gearing up for one of the busiest shopping days of the year. this is -- we know we had black friday already. but if you can believe it, cyber-monday last year actually beat out black friday in terms of sales. last year, we had about 2 billion in online sales for cyber-monday. this year we're already on track to be at $3 billion. so we're going to take a look at how it all works out. one of the most popular retailers, amazon.com. i'm here with scott. >> morning. >> reporter: he's going to show
us behind the scenes how it all works once you press click, purchase. let's go. >> all right. thanks for being here. it is a super busy day for us. our busiest day of the year. last year on this day, customers ordered 43 million items. that's 500 items per second. so it makes it a super busy day for our customers. they're traveling over to amazon.com/cyber-monday. the facility like this which is one million square feet-- >> scott, what do we have going on here? >> folks, our associates who are working to bring the product in that we get to stow on our shelves. once these are on our shelves, it means you can purchase them on the website. so the associates are bringing in a myriad of products. >> fascinated watching how many people they actually have working at this hour. it's not just a machine and tina and scott, a lot of people. >> a whole city there. >> we'll check in
making news many america this morning -- shooting spree. the deadly rampage at a planned parenthood. what we're learning about the victims. possible mote i haves. and the alleged gunman. breaking overnight. a bus overturning on a highway, packed with college students returning from holiday break. investigators on the scene all night long. and special delivery. amazon showing off its new technology. just in time for cybermonday, hoping to bring you packages by drone. and final season. kobe bryant leaving the game. the laker great addressing the fans after his big announcement. and we say hello